The Sharks swim team held its annual year-end awards program July 10 at the Maryville Aquatic Center. Top performers for the season are listed below. Eight and under girls: Meah Schommer, most valuable; Annika Dobson, sportsmanship; Sofia Lynn, most improved. Eight and under boys: AJ Dinsdale, most valuable; Will Sheil, sportsmanship; Jackson Dredge, most improved.
The NW Force finished the final summer season softball tournament with a third place finish in Blue Springs this past weekend. Playing in the ASA VIP Series, the NW Force had three wins, one tie and one loss in extra innings to finish third. Team members of the NW Force are front: Ella Schulte, Maryville;
The 87th Annual Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game was July 12 in San Diego, CA. This week’s map of MLB All-Star Players over the past 10 years, a total of 328 players, is based on where the players attended high school. States in the south and west are the leading per capita producers of
Maryville City Council approved expenditures of $368,066 on street overlays and repairs July 11. The following streets will receive a new overlay: South Davis, South Saunders and Galaxie Drive. Keller Construction, St. Joseph, was awarded the contract not to exceed $99,000. Also approved was a bid from Keller to place a two-inch overlay on a
Nodaway County’s Cattlemen’s Association will visit three facilities in Lincoln, NE, August 2. They will visit Geneseek, the world’s largest animal genomics laboratory. It is a comprehensive agricultural biotechnology service provider that performs genomic testing, molecular testing for disease surveillance and antibody-based testing. The cattlemen group will also visit Meed Cattle Company feedlot and Kawasaki
The Nodaway County Fair’s annual event, Bed Turning, will be highlighted this year by a 120-year old quilt. The 2 pm, Saturday, July 16 program will be held in the basement of the Administration Center. The quilt was made for Ben and Maggie Wilson in the late 1800s. Ben is a son of Andrew and
Six Maryville High School seniors had the opportunity to gain workplace experience over the summer through the Rehabilitation Institute of KC. Rita Wallinga, employer development specialist, placed six students at Hy-Vee, 1217 South Main Street, Maryville. The agency pays for the students and a job coach’s wages. Hy-Vee provides the training and a place for
by Kathryn Rice Ben and Kate Seipel are undertaking a 3,400 mile bicycle trip across the U.S. as part of Ben’s transition from military to civilian life. The couple is also seeking donations for two charitable organizations, Service to School and Team RWB, which help veterans in their transition to civilian life. Links for the
The school board voted to raise the prices of school lunches 5¢ for the 2016-2017 school year, in a six to one vote with Jeff Farnan voting no. The new lunch prices will be $2 for elementary, $2.10 for high school and $2.70 for adults. Currently, the school has more food service expenditures than revenue.